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There’s some fun things to talk about, first Vince Neil got charged with attacking an autograph hound, the Red Hot Chili Peppers sign Metallica items and more!
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Giants camp now protected against Odell Beckham autograph hounds
The first Giants training camp with Ben McAdoo as head coach will feature 11 practices open to the public at the team’s Quest Diagnostics Training Center, located within the MetLife Sports Complex. The first open practice is Friday, July 29, one day after the players report.
VINCE NEIL CHARGED WITH BRUTALIZING AUTOGRAPH HOUND
Vince Neil has been charged with attacking a woman in Vegas … an incident which triggered a nuclear argument between Vince and Nic Cage.Vince allegedly went off on an autograph seeker, grabbing her by the hair and pulling her to the ground. Vince claims the woman got all aggro on him and all he did was push past her. Our law enforcement sources say they have surveillance video showing he manhandled her.
These are the people who wait in line for Nick Saban’s autograph at SEC Media Days
Alabama fan Hannah Braswell paid $99 last week to buy Nick Saban a present.It’s a framed painting called “Bama Hold ‘Em,” which shows the Crimson Tide’s five national championship coaches fictionally playing cards. Braswell even put a houndstooth bow on the painting as part of her annual attempt to give Saban a present at SEC Media Days.
Card shop owner hosts autograph sessions for charity
You’ll mostly likely find Don Joss — or DJ, as most patrons know him by — behind the counter, sporting a DJ’s Sportscards T-shirt, organizing new cards and taking inventory of his store that’s been nestled in a corner of Renton Highlands since 1990.Joss went into business when collecting and trading sports cards were still at the top of their hype. He’s seen the decline of hobby and the slow resurgence of it as well.
Red Hot Chili Peppers accidentally autograph Metallica items
Red Hot Chili Peppers bass player Flea says he ended up autographing some Metallica items following a mix-up at an airport in Belarus.Flea has posted a picture on his Instagram account of him signing his name to a Metallica album, a DVD and pictures of the band.
Maria McIlwain: SEC autograph hounds should think about the kids
Making my way down the escalator for the first time at SEC Media Days in Hoover was a bit unnerving. I guess I wasn’t prepared for all the people standing there in the lobby looking up at you.I can’t imagine what that’s like for the players and coaches.I’m sure many of the veteran coaches are used to the staring by now, but for the players and new coaches, the pack of people — largely adult men — waiting for them has to be discomforting.
Autograph Signing Stories: Steve Grogan
So today I went to the Hall at Patriot Place because they have Steve Grogan singing autographs.So I go up to the third floor, the Main Hall, and with some time to kill, I watch the 17 minute documentary. I come out, get in line and he starts signing. I get up to the front of the line and he begins to sign.